MSO11597 - Medieval or post-medieval enclosure on Bossington Hill (Monument)

Summary

An enclosure, identified from the air is part of a larger medieval or post-medieval field system.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

Small square enclosure or building remains within field system (MSO8075) on Bossington Hill. [1,2] Seems to be too far away from tank range (MMO627) to be connected with it. [3] This enclosure is part of the field system. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1>XY Survey: Western Archaeological Trust. 1980s. Exmoor Aerial Photograph Survey. 9045. [Mapped feature: #34082 ]
  • <2> Aerial photograph: 1971. HSL.UK.71-177 Run 91, September. 8679.
  • <3> Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. E Dennison, Somerset County Council, 4 May 1984.
  • <4> Survey: RCHME. 1998. Exmoor survey. NMR site SS 94 NW 52.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9089 4864 (20m by 19m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS94NW
Civil Parish MINEHEAD WITHOUT, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34003

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:23PM

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